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1

what was the name of the shepherd tribe that grew into a great empire?

the persians

2

what country did the persians obey?

media (or, the medes)

3

what shepherd boy became king of the persians and conquered the surrounding area to create a great empire?

cyrus

4

after becoming king of the persians, what country did cyrus conquer first?

media

5

tell me about how the persian empire began

a persian shepherd boy became king of the persians, then he took over the larger country of media. he became a great ruler.